Some LGUs in Cebu lack veterinarians to help monitor ASF

Rosalie Abatayo 09/23/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The lack of veterinarians in local government units (LGUs) is among the challenges met by local task forces in Cebu who are monitoring the African Swine Fever (ASF). In an interview on Monday,…

Fire in Lapu-Lapu leaves 1 dead, 1 injured

Alven Marie A. Timtim, Paul Lauro 09/23/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines —A five-year-old boy perished while his father got injured in a fire that burned down a two-storey house in Sitio Proper, Barangay Agus, Lapu-Lapu City on Monday morning, September 23, 2019.  Injured during the…

Man shot dead inside SUV in Cebu City

Alven Marie A. Timtim 09/22/2019

(Updated) Cebu City, Philippines—A  man was shot dead on board a white Mitsubishi Montero Sport SUV along Juan Luna Avenue extension at the North Reclamation Area in Cebu City on Sunday night, September 22, 2019.  Police Staff…

Capitol Site resident, netizens mourn loss of half-century old trees; chopped down for a road widening project

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 09/21/2019

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — Arjun Gilala, who has been living since birth in Barangay Capitol  Site, Cebu City, watched mournfully as men from the Department of Public Works and Highways in Central Visayas (DPWH-7) began cutting…

Particle measurement for Cebu haze drops but still above normal

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 09/20/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Environmental Management Bureau in Central Visayas (EMB-7) recorded a 47 microgram per normal cubic meter (ug/ncm) particulate matter in the atmosphere on Friday, which is well within the maximum average of 50…

Cebuano topnotcher in 2019 Physician board exam also topped MedTech exams in 2013

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 09/20/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Ray Zanoria Perez II has the fiery passion to make lives better.  That is why he wanted to become a doctor. Now, the 27-year-old Cebu Institute of Medicine (CIM) graduate achieved his goal. And he…

CIDG-7 to monitor freed GCTA convicts who did not surrender within 15-day grace period

Alven Marie A. Timtim 09/20/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Criminal Investigation and Detection Group in Central Visayas (CIDG-7) will continue to monitor convicts who were released with the help of the good conduct time allowance (GCTA) law and did not surrender within the…

Former barangay captain files graft charges vs Tomas Osmeña

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 09/20/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines —  The former barangay captain of Apas filed graft and corruption charges against former Cebu City mayor Tomas Osmeña, for allegedly causing “undue injury” to Cebu City during his term as mayor. In the…

Garcia, Yap firm on decision to ban pork from Luzon

Futch Anthony Inso 09/20/2019

Cebu City, Philippines—Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia and Bohol Governor Arthur Yap stand on their decision to ban live pigs and pork-related products from Luzon due to threat brought about by the African Swine Fever (ASF). Both Garcia…

Gwen declines nomination for RDC-7 chairmanship  

Futch Anthony Inso 09/20/2019

Cebu City, Philippines—Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia declined her nomination as chairman of the Regional Development Council (RDC) during their 3rd quarter Full Council Meeting at the Mezzo Hotel here on Friday morning, September 20, 2019. Garcia said…

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